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President Obama will deliver a public address Wednesday night about his plan to combat the Islamic State, the militant group that has violently taken over large swaths of Iraq and Syria, murdered two American journalists in videos released online and moved to set up a caliphate...
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough pledged to Latino lawmakers during a private meeting Thursday that President Barack Obama will take executive action on immigration before the holidays are over – an effort to soothe lawmakers furious about the administration’s move to...
U.S. special operations forces will be needed on the ground in Syria to make the expanded air war President Obama has ordered there more effective, a senior Air Force commander told USA TODAY. The spy planes flying missions over Iraq and Syria can develop a list of potential...
Homeland Security officials are planning to create a military-like chain of command to police the Southwest U.S. border, in what could be the department's most significant restructuring since its creation in the wake of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, according to people familiar...
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has revealed that she has forgiven her mother for attempting to kill her and siblings by putting them in the trunk of her car. The 51-year-old told in an interview to promote her new book that her mother once tried to kill...
President Obama's announcement Wednesday that he is drastically expanding the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State militant group was met with both tentative relief and reservations from Republican lawmakers, who expressed concern that the president's plan was not...
President Obama’s strategy to beat back Islamic State militants spread across Iraq and Syria will depend on far more than U.S. bombs and missiles hitting their intended targets. In Iraq, dissolved elements of the army will have to regroup and fight with conviction. Political...
More than two dozen Muslim American clerics and community leaders condemned Islamic terrorism at a crowded news conference in the District on Wednesday, denouncing the atrocities committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and calling on young Muslim Americans to resist the...
The Obama administration’s effort to win Arab allies in the fight against the Islamic State will have to overcome years of accumulated mistrust of American policies as well as the overlapping regional rivalries that helped fuel the ascent of the militants. Progress has been...